NCEA Level 2 Economics
Teacher in Charge: K. Moffett
Level 2 Economics introduces current macroeconomic issues that are of importance to all New Zealanders. These include how to grow the economy, how to create jobs and reduce unemployment, how to keep prices stable, how to build trading relationships with other countries and how to reduce inequality. Students will gain the skills to recognise various perspectives and values as well as understand how government policies may be used to support these goals.
- Economic growth;
- International trade;
- Special interest topic - child poverty in NZ; and
- Government policies to achieve economic goals.
This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.
Recommended Prior Learning
14 credits in Level 1 Economics or equivalent.
This course is recommended if you intend continuing with this subject at Level 3 (Year 13).
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
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For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.